Tour 6 of New York City’s Most Incredible New Design Destinations

October 8, 2014 by  
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October marks New York City’s annual celebration of architecture and design, and Inhabitat is kicking the event off with a virtual tour of six of the city’s most inspiring design destinations. We recently got to experience some of NYC’s most incredible architecture on the curated Driven by Design tour presented by Architectural Digest and Cadillac , and we’re going to share our tour virtually with you! From the powerful September 11 Memorial and Museum to Shigeru Ban’s elegant Cast Iron House to a bird’s eye view of Santiago Calatrava’s World Trade Center Transportation Hub , come along with us as we share some of New York City’s most groundbreaking and exciting new architecture. Read the rest of Tour 6 of New York City’s Most Incredible New Design Destinations Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 1 wtc , 911 memorial , cadillac , cast iron house , drivenbydesign , michael arad , neue house , neuehouse , nyc architecture , nyc design , oculus , oculus transportation hub , one world trade center , santiago calatrava , september 11 memorial , september 11 memorial museum , shigeru ban , world trade center , world trade center transportation hub

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Contour Crafting Wins NASA Prize For Revolutionary 3D Printed Building Tech

October 8, 2014 by  
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Contour Crafting just won a major design prize for its ability to 3D print large-scale structures from computer-aided design (CAD) files. Berokh Kohshnevis ‘ “robotic building construction” system can print entire buildings quickly and efficiently, and it has the potential to provide reliable housing in post-disaster situations. The technology won the grand prize in the 2014 Create The Future Design Contest hosted by NASA Tech Briefs , and Contour Crafting will receive $20,000 and a special feature in the magazine. Read the rest of Contour Crafting Wins NASA Prize For Revolutionary 3D Printed Building Tech Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printing , Architecture , berokh kohshnevis , building , computer , construction , contour crafting , Design , Disaster Relief , housing , nasa tech briefs , Technology , USC

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See the First Section of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub to Open to the Public (PHOTOS)

November 1, 2013 by  
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The first section of the nearly $4 billion World Trade Center Transportation Hub is now open to the public. Designed by world-renowned architect Santiago Calatrava, the World Trade Center West Concourse is a study in white, and gives New Yorkers the chance to experience Calatrava’s famous articulated ribs on a daily basis. The new 600-foot-long passageway replaces a temporary pedestrian bridge over West Street and allows commuters to get from the WTC PATH Station to offices on the far West Side without having to walk up to street level. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Brookfield Place Pavilion , lower Manhattan , mixed use buildings , oculus , path , santiago calatrava , world trade center , world trade center pathway , world trade center transportation hub , WTC , WTC PATH Station , WTC West Concourse , WTC Western Concourse        

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